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Nov 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
states to apologize to afghanistan, but will the obama administration find some other way to say "sorry." >>> and it's their first meeting since bill clinton's recent swipe at bobama care. so how much does the president need the former president? i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we'll get to that congressman sentencing here in washington after a cocaine bust in just a second or two. >>> but first, we've got some breaking news coming into "the situation room." these are live pictures from the orlando international airport, where a jetblue flight bound for boston has just made an emergency landing after an evacuation slide deployed in-flight. the plane landed safely. no injuries are reported. we're getting more information. as soon as we do, we'll share it with you, but that story just coming in, a jetblue flight from orlando to boston. >>> back here in washington, a first-term congressman may have been lucky to avoid a jail term. republican trey radel of florida, today, pleaded guilty to cocaine possession and was given probation. the lawmaker who's called himself, a
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Nov 13, 2013 2:00pm PST
, the administration finally reveals just how many people have signed up for obama care. the figures raising the question, can the program survive such a poor initial response? i'll ask one of the architects who helped design the affordable care act. plus, a growing number of senate democrats are calling for a rewrite of the law. senator mary landrieu joins me live this hour to talk about her new plan. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >> we're following the breaking news this hour. the new obama care numbers. administration officials say just over 106,000 people have enrolled since the program's controversial debut on october 1st. that's just 10% of what was projected through the end of november. and most of them signed up through state exchanges. fewer than 27,000 enrolled through the troubled national obama care website. let's go to our senior white house correspondent brianna keilar. what's the reaction over there at the white house? >> reporter: well, wolf, those 106,000 enrollees in both the state and federal exchanges compare that to the 500,000 which is a number, a ta
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Nov 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
done everything they can to deny the fact that obama was elected and then re-elected. >> reporter: translation? gop obstruction is unprecedented. to back that up, democrats point to statistics from the nonpartisan congressional research service. in the history of the country, there have been 168 filibusters of presidential nominees. about half, 82, happened during the obama administration. >> in summary, this is a power grab. >> reporter: angry republicans don't necessarily dispute democrats' statistics about nominees they have blocked. instead, they point to how many judges they have confirmed. 215, and rejected five. when it comes to the fight that democrats called the last straw over vacancies in the d.c. circuit court of appeals, the republican leader argues democrats are manufacturing a crisis to distract from the obama care debacle. >> a fake fight over judges that >> reporter: democrats say they get that this benefits them now that they're in the majority but certainly the tables will be turned the day that they los that majority status, but they essentially shrug their sho
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Nov 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
the obama care war room reveal administration concerns about more problems beyond a broken website. >>> americans on edge after the latest high profile shooting incident. a gunman opening fire in a crowded shopping mall. is this the new normal? >>> and newt gingrich may be full of praise for chris christie on this election day but wait until you hear what christie had to say about gingrich. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin this hour with breaking news, just coming into "the situation room" about serious chemical weapons. after the threat of a u.s. military strike this summer, the regime of bashar al assad had apparently been cooperating with international teams working to destroy the country's stockpile of chemical weapons, but now, there are some disturbing new developments. let's go straight to our pentagon correspondent, barbara starr. barbara, you're picking up word of new classified intelligence that syria might not necessarily be giving up its chemical weapons. what are you learning? >> reporter: wolf, there is in fact, according to several u.s.
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Nov 14, 2013 2:00pm PST
'm not a perfect man and i will not be a perfect president. >> an apology and a proposed fix. can it save obama care? i'll talk to an insurance industry insider who says the president's plan could destabilize the market and make matters even worse. >>> plus, debating the obama care debacle. congresswoman michele bachmann getting ready to square off against paul begala. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> it's a snowballing debacle that has the white house under fire and under pressure from all sides right now. today, president obama took center stage accepting blame for the crisis plaguing obama care and offering a fix for one of the most controversial provisions that's resulted already in millions of people having their insurance plans canceled. but it's far from certain whether the president's fix will work. some say it could make matters even worse. our senior white house correspondent brianna keilar begins our coverage this hour. brianna, tell our viewers what the president said. >> reporter: first off, president obama was extraordinarily candid as he addressed his broken
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Nov 15, 2013 2:00pm PST
. >>> happening now, house democrats back a republican fix for obama care. one their leaders say should dismantle the troubled program. >>> also, a mystery off florida. a man falls from a plane and disappears. >>> and bat-kid to the rescue at city hall. thousands of volunteers come together to make the wish of a young cancer patient come true. wolf blitzer is on assignment today. i'm jim sciutto. you're in "the situation room." >>> if you could be a fly on the wall for one meeting today here in washington, the one to pick just wrapped up at the white house. president obama sitting down with the heads of some of the nation's largest health insurance companies. he's asking them to take part in a controversial and high priced fix to an obama care flaw that's caused millions of people to have their policies canceled. the president now wants those plans extended for a year, but on capitol hill, house republicans want them reinstated permanently, potentially fatal blow to obama care and one that some democrats crossed the aisle today to vote for. cnn's chief congressional correspondent dana bash is the
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Nov 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
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Nov 12, 2013 2:00pm PST
obama care, urging him to keep his promise to the american people. this hour, the fallout. and the white house responds. >>> and surprising new medical guidelines on cholesterol levels. dr. sanjay gupta explains what you need to know to keep your heart healthy. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin this hour with the crisis in the philippines which is growing more desperate by the hour. four days after the most powerful typhoon on record, a u.s. general on the ground is warning that many more people could be dead within a week if food and other aid don't get to where they're needed the most and soon. the philippine president tells cnn he now expects the final death toll to be around 2500. that's far lower than an earlier estimate from officials of some 10,000, but it's still way too early to tell with the bodies in the streets and the communications still very slow or simply out all together. the u.s. government says two americans are among the dead. cnn's paula hancocks and anna koren in the disaster zone for us. anna, you traveled to the area where the typhoon
CNN
Nov 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
days, there would have been an additional several weeks worth of focus on obama care. and look, it is not impossible that cuccinelli could have won with a longer focus on this unpopular rollout. >> and mcauliffe acknowledged that it left voters di vieted. >> the main message that came out of last night is they want folks working together in a buy partisan, mainstream pragmatic way. >> and back to christie it looks like he's planting a flag in new hampshire. it just keeps starting earlier and earlier every election. >> and if you like politics, that's what we look forward to. >>> so chris christie criticized by some as too moderate. but a tea party loses the governor's race in new jersey. dana bash is here and spoke with one of those major conservative republicans. >> as you saw there, i talked to marco rubio outside the supreme court because he attended today's hearing about a case on religious freedom and legislator. s. it as classic conservative issue, made for someone like rubio, a conservative thinking about running for president in 2016. now, as for last night's election r
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Nov 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
. >>> just ahead, are we about to see the next big showdown between the white house and congress over obama care? lawmakers demanding to know how many people have actually signed up. i'll interview the nfl hall of famer tony dorsett, who is now suffering from signs of a major brain disease, likely brought on by those devastating hits he took on the football field. >> it's a freight train hitting a volkswagen. ch protein does your dog food have? 18 percent? 20? new purina one true instinct has 30. active dogs crave nutrient-dense food. so we made purina one true instinct. learn more at purinaone.com see who does good work and compare costs. it doesn't usually work that way with health care. but with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me, and my guys, make better decisions. i don't like guesses with my business, and definitely not with our health. innovations that work for you. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. i got this. [thinking] is it that time? the son picks up the check? [thinking] i'
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Nov 26, 2013 2:00pm PST
. appreciate it. >>> coming up next, obama care is going back before the supreme court. details of what the justices will have to decide. also, thousands of u.s. troops could be in afghanistan for years to come. but why? >>> plus, a homophobic rant costs alec baldwin his show on msnbc. but graphic remarks by another host apparently went unpunished. is there a double standard at the network? i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. thnot at the rings.looking. i can feel them looking at my thick, flaky red skin. do i tell them it's psoriasis? do i speak up and say it's not contagious? or do i just say... have a nice day!" when your psoriasis has gone from uncomfortable to unacceptable, visit psoriasis.com to con
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Nov 29, 2013 2:00pm PST
tomorrow. that's the administration's self-imposed deadline to fix the malfunctioning obama care website which badly scarred the rollout of the affordable care act. cnn's jill dougherty is at the white house for us. jim, less than 24 hours to go, is there a sense at the white house they are going to make this deadline, it will be a good day tomorrow? are they nervous there? >> reporter: they seem pretty confident that they can at least, the website can handle about 50,000 people at any one given time, but hhs secretary kathleen sebelius is urging customers to shop healthcare.gov at off-peak hours, that would be mornings, evenings and weekends, and the idea of course is not to overwhelm that site. withering criticism of the initial rollout of healthcare.gov has intensified the pressure on the administration to get this fix right for saturday. the white house hopes it can do that, at least for the vast majority of users. >> and this website is going to get fixed. >> reporter: healthcare.gov opened for business october 1st and it's been a disastrous two months. the site crashed, unable to c
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Nov 27, 2013 2:00pm PST
uncovers a new problem for obama care. turns out signing up online isn't the only problem they're facing. >> plus, john kerry's success in finishing hillary clinton's tenure. more coming up. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. the price you see is the price you pay? yep, best prices of the year. i can't see. honey. [ laughs ] brad. yeah? what are you doing? uh... hi. hi. [ male announcer ] it's the chevy black friday sale. during the chevy black friday sale, get this malibu ls for under $20,000 or this cruze ls for around $17,000. hurry. the best prices of the year end monday, december 2nd. life with crohn's disease ois a daily game of "what if's". what if my abdominal pain and cramps come back? what if the plane gets delayed? what if i can't hide my symptoms? what if? but what if the most important question is the one you're not asking? what if the underlying cause of your symptoms is damaging inflammation? for help getting the answers you need, talk to your doctor and visit crohnsandcolitisinfo.com
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Nov 25, 2013 2:00pm PST
next, president obama interrupted by a heckler in a surprising location. you will hear his response. >>> plus, two very different takes on obama care. you will find out why one man calls it mind-numbing while another says it's a relief. sfx: oil gushing out of pipe. sfx: birds chirping. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real wa
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Nov 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
, what does that do to your trust, to israel's trust in the relationship with president obama, with the united states? >> we're still hopeful that caution and skepticism will prevail. we don't think the iranians should be given a prize. we don't think the iranians should be given any sanction relief until they actually take the steps that they need to take. it's important to remember the iranians are putting on the table proposals that are just cosmetic. they don't mean anything. they say we will give up 20% enrichment. the iranians don't need 20% enrichment today to get a nuclear weapon. they have the technological capability to jump straight from 3.5% to 90%, to nuclear weapons grade enrichment. they can do that. so we're seeing cosmetic changes, meaningless concessions being put on the table that don't mean anything and we can't allow the iranians sell us a bad bag of goods. >> mark, the u.s. is pursuing that, if the u.s. is considering this at this point and it appears that a deal, a framework could be close, then let me ask you again, how do you not think that the u.s. is
CNN
Nov 22, 2013 2:00pm PST
exclusive. did the obama administration scrap a key part of obama care out of fear it would expose some of the high prices of at least some health insurance plans and scare off potential customers? our senior white house correspondent brianna keilar has been digging into this story for us. it's pretty shocking, if you see what's going on. but tell our viewers what you've learned. >> reporter: this is a feature called anonymous shopping, something president obama really sold to the american public, the idea that you could go online and comparison shop for a health plan much the way you would for a plane ticket, anonymously without entering any personal information. but sources tell cnn exclusively that just days before the launch of the health care website, administration officials including a deputy director of communications inside hhs apparently decided to scrap it, even though it would have been ready to go on launch day. this is what the designers of the obama care website envisioned, a shopping destination that would function like some of the top e-commerce sites online. >> you can
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Nov 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
on a bill to end discrimination against gays in the workplace. it's an effort president obama has been going at great lengths to get both houses of congress to deliver on this issue, but there's a real chance that will not happen. our senior white house correspondent jim acosta is over at the white house with new details. what's the latest, jim? >> reporter: well, wolf, apple ceo tim cook got a lot of people's attention today with an op-ed in the "wall street journal" where he basically called for a law that bans workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians. now presidents obama is doing very much the same, calling on congress to make that sort of protection the law of the land. once an opponent of same sex marriage, president obama has evolved into a fierce advocate for gay rights. the latest example, a subject he touched on last june. >> we've got to end lgbt discrimination in the places where we work. >> reporter: now, with the senate taking up legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender americans from job discrimination, the president is calling on republicans in
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Nov 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
with additional sanctions on iran. >> i have never been more worried about the obama administration's approach to the mideast than i am now. we seem to want deals worse than anybody else in the region. thank god for france and thank god for push-back. >> reporter: secretary kerry will be testifying before the senate banking committee this week with the goal of trying to convince them to hold off on new sanctions. the chairman of that committee, senator tim johnson, says he won't decide until he hears from kerry. we have the next round of talks already set for november 20th but those are going to be at the political director level, not the foreign ministers or secretary of state. a sign we could maybe have some time before they reach a deal. >> john kerry will not be going back to geneva. >> unless his aides say there's a reason for him to go back and they're really close. >> thanks very much for that report. let's dig a little deeper right now. joining us, fareed zakaria. fareed, thanks very much. i was watching your show yesterday, you had a very provocative comment there and i was wondering
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Nov 18, 2013 2:00pm PST
two, barack obama, will secretary clinton have to defend her old boss's record? or will she admit she would do things differently than the guy currently in the white house? finally three, remember this guy? >> give me a break. this whole thing is the biggest fairy tale i've ever seen. >> jesse jackson won south carolina twice, and he ran a good campaign, and senator oembalma has run a good campaign. i personally believe if it -- the president should honor the commitment the federal government made. >> van, show are just three of bill clinton's not so helpful moments. i'm calling bill clinton, warren and obama the tricky triangle which my fellow nascar fans will get. >> we call them global icons, with this much genius. >> but only one of them can be president. >> true, and her name will be hillary clinton. >> we've got donna brazil. >>> welcome to you both.
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Nov 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
and criticizing president obama. at one point, he said the president should quote, go back to kenya. senator cruz was asked about the remarks yesterday. >> well, i love my father. he is a pastor and a man of deep integrity. he made a joke. it was ill advised. sadly, those trying to play the politics of personal destruction are trying to smear him and use that to attack me. it's a shame. >> his father has a strong following in texas especially among tea party groups and campaigned often alongside his son. i'm don lemon in new york. today is the end of daylight saving time. you fall back this time of year setting your clock back an hour. set your clock back an hour. daylight saving time officially starts at 2:00 a.m. eastern. okay? it's daylight saving, no "s." "black fish" begins in a moment. see you back here tomorrow night. >>> orange county fire rescue? >> 6600 sea harbor drive. seaworld stadium. >> okay. >> we actually have a trainer in the water with one of our whales, the whale they aren't supposed to be in the water with. >> okay. we'll get somebody en route. >> gate number three seaworld s
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Nov 1, 2013 2:00pm PDT
around the country. we are trying to figure out what happened together with all of you. president obama, he spoke out today about the l.a.x. shooting. we are going live to the white house when we come back. we will also go back to los angeles, to the hospital where three of the victims are now being treated. [old english accent] i doth declare that thou have brought overmany discounts to thine customers! [old english accent] safe driver, multi-car, paid in full -- a most fulsome bounty indeed, lord jamie. thou cometh and we thy saveth! what are you doing? we doth offer so many discounts, we have some to spare. oh, you have any of those homeowners discounts? here we go. thank you. he took my shield, my lady. these are troubling times in the kingdom. more discounts than we knoweth what to do with. now that's progressive. ♪ nothing, that's what? that's why i take prilosec otc each morning for my frequent heartburn. 'cause it gives me a big fat zero heartburn. woo hoo! [ male announcer ] prilosec otc. the number one doctor recommended frequent heartburn medicine for 8 straight years. [ la
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